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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
Living Longer: Ageing Well
The third phase of the Welsh Government’s pioneering Strategy for Older People in Wales has been launched.
- ‘Enterprise Troopers’ set to storm Wales’ primary schools
- “Wales is leading the way on Sustainable Procurement” – Jane Hutt
- Living Longer: Ageing Well
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- The future of agricultural statistical data collection methods in Wales
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Circulars - 2005
These circulars are part of the National Assembly for Wales Circulars (NAFWC) 2005 series.
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National Assembly For Wales Circular: NAFWC - Social Housing Management Grant Programme: Project Funding 2006 - 2007 Round
This circular offers guidance to employers and teacher supply agencies on when cases must be reported. It replaces the guidance issued in April 2003 (a letter sent to all employers entitled ‘Impact of the Education (Supply of Information)(Wales) Regulations 2003). It also expands and clarifies Part ...
Unauthorised camping requires sensitive and proportionate handling by all concerned and can be a difficult issue to resolve. Until more authorised sites have been provided to meet an identified need, unauthorised camping will continue to take place. Even then, it may still occur as an expression of ...
The Children First Programme in Wales Objectives and Indicators 2005/06
Statutory background The Local Government Act 19991 requires local authorities to: secure continuous improvement in the way in which they exercise their functions, having regard to a combination of economy, ef?ciency and effectiveness; consult widely on how to do so, and report publicly on the outc ...
These guidance notes provide information on the PGCE (FE) teacher training incentive in Wales and outline the funding available, grant eligibility and how payments will be made.
Civil Partnership Act 2004: Amendments To The Fostering Services (Wales) Regulations 2003
This circular: Announces a new disregard for two current one-off Age Related payments by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to people over 65 in residential accommodation and for future such payments. Local authorities are also reminded of the request to equally disregard such payments from ...
This circular sets out guidance on the provision of educational services for children and young people with sensory impairment.
This circular sets out guidance for local authorities on the use of monies paid under the capacity grant.
The Education (Review of Staffing Structure) (Wales) Regulations 2005 place a duty on the governing body of a maintained school with a delegated budget, and on a local education authority in respect of a school without a delegated budget or a pupil referral unit, to review the staffing arrangements ...
This circular draws your attention to the multi-agency review currently underway in relation to the use of Schedule 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.
This Circular provides guidance to local education authorities (LEAs) on the Better Schools Fund programme for 2006-07.
This Circular provides guidance on the criteria for the use of the Welsh Assembly Government Community Focused Schools Grant in 2005/06 and subsequent years.
This guidance summarises the arrangements for the completion of a period of Induction by newly qualified teachers if they wish to work in a maintained school or non-maintained special school in Wales.
This local authority circular gives guidance to local authorities with social services responsibilities, on providing care and accommodation for asylum seeking families and unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
This Guidance replaces previous Guidance WHC(90)1: Discharge of Patients from Hospital, taking account of the new commissioning arrangements and statutory requirements for partnership working between the NHS and local authorities operating from April 2003.
This guidance aims to help secondary schools to plan and develop a programme of Education for Global Citizenship, encompassing learning activities across the school curriculum.
This circular builds on previous National Assembly for Wales Circulars, taking forward the Children First programme in Wales for transforming Children’s Social Services. The circular is issued as statutory guidance under Section 7A of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. It should be read ...
Health of Looked After Children
Sustaining implementation of the arrangements for care leavers
This Circular draws the attention of local authorities to the Special Grant Report (Wales) 2005 agreed by the Assembly on 20 April 2005. Details of the application process and forms are included at Appendix A.
This Circular provides local education authorities (LEAs) with guidance for preparing Supplementary Education Strategic Plans (SESP) for 2005-2006. These plans are required as a result of the decision to extend the life of current ESPs (originally 2002-05) by a year in anticipation of the likely mo ...
This is the Assembly Government’s second Basic Skills Strategy. It takes forward the agenda set in The Learning Country and has the same fundamental aims as the first Strategy.
Announces the revised Personal Expenses Allowance (PEA) of £19.10 that comes into force on 11 April 2005.
This guidance relates to the duty of LEAs and their partners to produce and publish statements of the provision of support for transport from home or place of employment to place of education or training for learners aged 16-19, and for those completing courses started prior to their 19th birthday. ...
This document provides guidance on employment based routes into teaching that lead to the gaining of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
This circular provides general guidance to local authorities about funding for the third year of implementation of the Strategy for Older People in Wales by local authorities and other statutory bodies. The Strategy provides a basis to develop future policies and plans, which reflect the needs of o ...
This circular sets out the arrangements for the Social Care Workforce Development Programme for the personal social services. It announces indicative grant allocations, and invites local authorities to apply for the grant by 31st March 2005.
When the Child Benefit Office was part of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), it had legal authority to share information in the public interest, including for the purposes of assisting with child protection enquiries.
This Circular provides guidance to local education authorities (LEAs) on the Better Schools Fund programme for 2006-07. It describes the Activity and Priority Areas which are eligible for grant support within the programme, the management arrangements for the programme and the information which LEA ...
Children First Objectives 2005-06
This document stipulates the conditions of use by Local Education Authorities (LEAs) of grant allocated by the Welsh Assembly Government for the Assembly Learning Grant (ALG) scheme and its administration, including the relationship between LEAs and both Further Education Institutions (FEIs) and Hi ...
This circular sets out the requirements for handling case information for working with children in need following the current phase of implementation of the Integrated Children’s System (ICS).